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Balharry bounds onto national team

Canada is set to announce its first-ever national slopestyle snowboard team and Canmore’s Rob Balharry’s name will be on it.

Ski patrol seeks new volunteers

With summer winding down, fall just around the corner and winter on the horizon, the Canadian Ski Patrol System (CSPS) is looking to bolster its volunteer ranks and the Calgary Zone is making special efforts to engage Bow Valley residents for the upc

Eagles work to solidify AJHL roster

With the Canmore Eagles’ season opener rapidly approaching, the local Alberta Junior Hockey League operation is in a state of flux as local and out-of-town talent is evaluated.

Runners brave 100-km route for fundraiser

Ultramarathoners poured their hearts into a 100-kilometre run to fight an energy-sapping disease, last weekend. The first Running on Empty event took flight Sunday (Aug. 29) as a fundraiser for Mito-Canada.

Valley athletes turn in quality Ironman results

The Bow Valley’s reputation as a breeding ground for Ironman triathletes was cemented, Sunday (Aug. 28) in Penticton as several athletes finished one of the nation’s toughest races.

Banff rugby eyes playoff berth

Banff rugby is hitting its stride at exactly the right moment, as they trounced the Calgary Irish 47-26, Saturday (Aug. 27) at the Calgary Rugby Union field.
Bow Valley triathletes tear up Nationals

Bow Valley triathletes tear up Nationals

Dave Carlson had a bit of family honour to defend. Having watched his nine-year-old son Pate take on the youth triathlon course in Kelowna on Saturday (Aug.

Greenwood wins Edmonton marathon

It’s official: Ellie Greenwood is awesome. Greenwood successfully defended her title at the Edmonton marathon in 2:47:14, decimating the women’s field by 20 minutes, Sunday (Aug. 21).

Canmore rower medals at Western Canadian Games

A Bow Valley rower powered her way to a three medal performance while facing off against the best young athletes in the west. Lihani Du Plessis won three medals at the Western Canada Summer Games in Kamloops, B.C.
Eagles eye AJHL talent

Eagles eye AJHL talent

Hope springs eternal at the Eagles’ training camp: The team is tied for first place in the AJHL standings, everyone is tops in league scoring and the promise of a new season buoys even the most dour of forecasters. This year is no different.